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5 Home Maintenance Tips for October

5 Home Maintenance Tips for October

It is hard to believe that October has arrived and 2020 is getting ever closer to ending. Home Depot never closes and October can be a busy month for homeowners who want to keep on top their home maintenance. With some help from We Are Coupons you can save plenty of money on keeping your home ship shape by using a Home Depot Money Saving Coupon and you can undertake these 5 Home Maintenance Tips for October for less.

Clean Air Conditioning Vents

Your Airconditioning unit has worked hard all summer and October is the ideal month to give your vents a good clean. Many vents and filters will need replacing not just cleaning has dust has clogged them up. Clogged up air filters not only make your aircon unit inefficient but in some cases become a fire hazard. Cleaning your air vents is a relatively straightforward task and one you will never regret doing.

Check the Toilet

This may sound like a strange task but checking your toilet for leaks is something few people actually ever do. Just the slightest of leaks could be costing you hundreds of dollars a year and a quick check of your toilet as a preventive measure could save you a lot of money.  Indeed, if you have a particularly old toilet system October could well be the month to consider replacing it with something newer and more modern that saves water and thus saves you money.

Seal Cracks and Holes

Your house could be leaking like a sieve and in summer you may not notice it. However, as colder nights draw in those small cracks and gaps around windows and doors will create what feels like arctic breezes. Filling them in or insulating the doors and windows is an easy task and one that will save you money. Furthermore, cracks and pealed paint on the exterior of your house will cost you money down the line and October is the ideal month to address these issues before the winter weather makes the damage worse.

Clear Gutters and Downspouts

This really cannot be emphasised enough and clearing your gutters as fall begins and winter sets in can save you a lot of misery in the coming winter. Taking a ladder and spending some time undertaking a not so pleasant job and giving your gutters a good clean is one of the most important tasks for any homeowner. It is a hands on job and one that may require a little teamwork and October is the very best month to do this in most states.

Undo the Outdoors

Summer has gone and now you need to “undo the outdoors”. This means storing outdoor furniture for the winter and giving it a good clean before stowing away. Undoing the outdoors also means giving you gas powered gardening machines a winterizing service to ensure they start with ease come springtime. Undoing the outdoors is a superb cost saver above all else and gives you total peace of mind at the same time.


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